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Season 4

Sep. 2007
Romance
What role do intuition, emotion, fantasy, and escapism play in contemporary art? The Art:21 documentary "Romance" explores these questions in the work of the artists Pierre Huyghe, Judy Pfaff, Lari Pittman, and Laurie Simmons.
 
Sep. 2007
Protest
How do contemporary artists engage politics, inequality, and the many conflicts that besiege the world today? How do artists use their work to discuss or oppose misery, turmoil, and injustice? The Art:21 documentary "Protest" explores these questions in the work of the artists Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, An-My L?, and Nancy Spero.
 
Sep. 2007
Ecology
How is our understanding of the natural world deeply cultural? The Art:21 documentary "Ecology" explores these questions in the work of the artists Robert Adams, Mark Dion, I?igo Manglano-Ovalle, and Ursula von Rydingsvard.
 
Sep. 2007
Paradox
How do contemporary artists address contradiction, ambiguity, and truth? The Art:21 documentary "Paradox" explores these questions in the work of the artists Allora & Calzadilla, Mark Bradford, Robert Ryman, and Catherine Sullivan.
 

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